Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s time to conjure up some spooky culinary delights that will enchant your taste buds. Our Sausage, Squash, and Apple Traybake is the perfect dish to add a touch of fall magic to your Halloween festivities. This one-pan wonder combines the savory goodness of sausages with the sweet, earthy flavors of squash and apples, making it a bewitching treat for both kids and adults. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or just want to enjoy a cozy night in, this recipe is sure to cast a spell on your dinner table. Let’s dive into the enchanting world of this Halloween-inspired traybake.
For the Traybake:
- 8 pork sausages
- 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
- 2 apples, cored and sliced into wedges
- 1 red onion, cut into wedges
- 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Fresh sage leaves for garnish (optional)
- Preheat the Cauldron (Oven):
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). It’s time to heat up your magical cauldron (oven) to roast these spellbinding ingredients.
- Prepare the Witch’s Brew (Marinade):
- In a small cauldron (mixing bowl), combine the minced garlic, olive oil, maple syrup, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper.
- Stir the ingredients together to create a bewitching marinade.
- Conjure the Traybake:
- In a large baking tray, place the sausages, butternut squash chunks, apple wedges, and red onion wedges.
- Pour the marinade over the ingredients and toss them well, ensuring they are coated in the magical potion.
- Roast to Perfection:
- Place the tray in your preheated cauldron (oven) and roast for about 30-35 minutes, or until the sausages are cooked through, and the squash and apples are tender and caramelized.
- Garnish with Enchantment:
- If you wish to add an extra touch of enchantment, garnish the traybake with fresh sage leaves before serving.
- Serve Your Spooktacular Feast:
- Your Sausage, Squash, and Apple Traybake is ready to be served. It’s a bewitching blend of flavors that will leave your taste buds spellbound!
- Looking for more Halloween-themed recipes? Try our hauntingly delicious Spooky Butternut Squash Mac ‘N Cheese.
- Discover the origins and history of butternut squash on Wikipedia.
- For more Halloween recipe inspiration, visit Food Network’s Halloween Recipes.
Sausage, Squash, and Apple Traybake is a magical Halloween feast that brings together the rich flavors of sausages, the sweetness of apples, and the earthiness of butternut squash. Whether you’re celebrating with friends and family or enjoying a quiet evening at home, this dish is sure to cast a spell of delight over your Halloween festivities. Try it out and add a touch of enchantment to your dinner table this Halloween!